Rules and Regulations

1.Event Name

Giro d’Italia Ride Like A Pro Yangtze River Delta Open 2019

2. Organisers

China Cycling Association
Shanghai Sports Bureau
Qingpu Government

3. Associate Organisers

Qingpu Sports Bureau
Shanghai Newtown Development Co Ltd
WME|IMG China Culture Development Co Ltd

4. Event Date

7 December 2019, 08:00 to 15:00
8 December 2019, 07:00 to 11:00

5. Event Categories

Circuit Ride Master (5KM/Lap) – 5 laps 25KM

  • 7 December 2019, 08:00 to 09:15
  • National Exhibition and Convention Center closed road circuit

Circuit Ride Open (5KM/Lap) – 5 laps 25KM

  • 7 December 2019, 09:45 to 11:00
  • National Exhibition and Convention Center closed road circuit

Family Ride (2.8KM/Lap) – 1 hr riding time

  • 7 December 2019, 11:30 to 12:30
  • A non-competitive, non-timed ride for individual, friends, families and kids
  • National Exhibition and Convention Center closed road circuit

Team Time Trial (5KM/Lap) – 5 laps 25KM

  • 7 December 2019, 13:00 to 15:00
  • Suitable for riders with team riding experience
  • National Exhibition and Convention Center closed road circuit
  • Each team shall comprise of five (5) participants, Male or Female
  • Must stay as a team. All individual rider will be directed off the course.
  • Result of each team is calculated based on the time the 3rd rider crosses the finish line.

Ride Like A Pro – 70KM

  • 8 December 2019, 07:20 to :10:50

6. Course Map

Circuit/Team Time Trial
Start/Finish:National Exhibition and Convention Center North Carpark
Lap Distance:5KM
Course:National Exhibition and Convention Center Gate 10, Outer Ring Road, Laigang Road, Huizhou Road, National Exhibition and Convention Center Gate 11

5KM

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Family Ride
Start/Finish:National Exhibition and Convention Center North Carpark
Lap Distance:2.8KM
Course:National Exhibition and Convention Center Gate 10, Outer Ring Road, National Exhibition and Convention Center Gate 11

2.8KM

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Ride Like A Pro – 70 KM
Start/Finish:National Exhibition and Convention Center North Carpark
Lap Distance:70KM
Course:National Exhibition and Convention Center Gate 9, Zhuguang Road, Huqingping Highway, Qinghu East Road, Songwen South Road, Dianpuhe North Road, Huancheng East Road, Chengzhong East Road, Chengzhong West Road, Dianshanhu Avenue, Fuxing Road, Lvzhou Road, Lvhu Road, Rainbow Bridge, Fuxing Road, Dianshanhu Avenue, Caoying Road, Yinggang East Road, Zhuguang Road, National Exhibition and Convention Center Gate 9

70KM

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7. Registration Requirement

Circuit Ride / Team Time Trial / Ride Like A Pro 70KM

Participants must be age 16-70 on the date of the event (Born between 6 December 1949 and 6 December 2003) and have participated in cycling or any other sporting events

*Team Time Trial: Suitable for participants with team time trial experience.

Family Ride

Participants must be age 16-70 on the date of the even (Born between 6 December 1949 and 6 December 2003). Participants under the age of 16 (born after 6 December 2003) must have consent from their parent or legal guardian and pass the basic riding test on the event day. They must be accompanied by at least one parent or legal guardian in the ride.

Individual with the below conditions are not recommended to participate in the event:

  • Heart Conditions;
  • High blood pressure;
  • Irregular heart beat;
  • High cholesterol and diabetics;
  • Pregnant Individual;
  • Any others conditions deem not suitable by the organiser

8. General Rules & Bike Requirement

  1. All the participants shall wear Bike helmets which should be undamaged and unaltered. The helmet should meet or exceed the following safety standards: American Consumer Safety Council Standards; ANSI Z-90.4; Snell B90; EN 1078 or other national accredited testing authority standards of the same level
  2. No use of handheld device or cell phone during the race. If there is a need to use cell phone, participants need to pull off the course and return after they are done.
  3. No entertainment device is allowed, including music players, headphones, etc.
  4. Slippers, sandals, or loose clothing is not allowed.
  5. No pets, trailers, children’s seats and other rear trailers in any form
  6. PROHIBITED bike: Bikes from bike-share service, E-bike, *bikes with closed wheels and extended handle, tricycle, scooter, *folding bikes, *BMX, fixed gear bikes, and any other bikes deem not suitable by the organizer.
  7. *bikes with closed wheels and extended handle are only allowed in Time Time Trial
  8. *Folding and BMX bike are allowed in Family Ride

9. Event Procedure

Inspection and Start

  1. Participants must arrive 30min prior to the start of their ride for relevant inspection.
  2. Participants are not allowed to enter the course unless instruction were given by event official.
  3. Bib number, helmet and bike stickers are provided by race organizer. Participants shall wear these before entering the course and at all time during the ride. Failing to do so shall lead to disqualification.
  4. Participants shall obey the competition and course rules and follow instruction given by race or event staff.

10. Drinks Station & Bike Service

  1. Participants are allowed bring their own drinks. No littering allowed on course.
  2. A on course water station is located at approximately 45.8KM of the Ride Like A Pro – 70KM ride. No on course water station for the rest of the ride.
  3. No bike maintenance service on course and during ride. Participants must resolve their own bike issue if any.
  4. Bike maintenance provider are only available at the main area to assist participant prior to the start of their race. Due to a large number of participants, organizers are not liable if participants are unable to utilize the service.

11. Ride Direction and Ride Etiquette

< Ride Direction>

  1. There will be directional signs on course
  2. Direction sign include:KM mark,turn,road condition, etc
  3. Other point on the course (eg turn) will be directed by the marshal with flag

< Ride Etiquette >

  1. Each ride categories will be lead by a lead vehicle – all participants is to ride behind the lead vehicle
  2. Remind each other if there are uneven surface, hump.
  3. No overtaking at sharp or u-turn.
  4. No pushing. Participants that need to slow down or get off their bike, please stick to the right-hand side of the road.
  5. Helmet must be on throughout the whole duration of the ride.
  6. Please keep to the right-hand side of the road, overtaking is on the left.
  7. Please inform the front rider when overtaking.
  8. Please leave the course if you suffer a fall or injury.
  9. Please inform race official if medial attention is required
  10. In the event of bike malfunction, please leave the course and resolve it.

12. Cut-off Time/Withdrawal

Each ride categories has an allocated time of completion. If Event Official believe that participants will not finish the ride in the allocated time, they will be directed off the course.

Organiser reserved the right to change the allocated time, cut off time, cut off point without prior notice.

<Circuit Ride and Team Time Trial>

  1. Allocated Time: 1 hr 15 min.
  2. Cut off Time: Complete Lap 4 in 1 hr
  3. During the event, if any assistance is required, please leave the course and approach the nearest event official.
  4. Participants who wish to withdraw, please inform the nearest Event official and they will direct you off the course.
  5. Result for participants that are directed off the course or withdrew will be void.
  6. All participants are to return the timing chip when they are back at the main area.

<Family Ride>

  1. Allocated Time: 1 hr
  2. During the event, if any assistance is required, please leave the course and approach the nearest event official.
  3. Participants who wish to withdraw, please inform the nearest Event official and they will direct you off the course.

<Ride Like A Pro – 70KM>

  1. Allocated Time: 3 hr 30 min
  2. Cut Off Time: 08:45 at Dianshanhu Avenue – Caoying Road Intersection (approximately 24.5KM). Participant who reach this point after 08:45 will be directed to turn but can continue to ride back to the main area
  3. Event Official reserved the right to stop participants at any point/time during the race if they believe they are unable to finish within the allocated time. Participants will be transported by to the main area.
  4. During the event, if any assistance is required, please leave the course and approach the nearest event official.
  5. Participants who wish to withdraw, please inform the nearest Event official and they will direct you off the course.
  6. Result for participants that are directed off the course, turn, or withdrew will be void.
  7. All participants are to return the timing chip when they are back at the main area.

13. Result & Award

  1. Result for Circuit Master, Circuit Open and Ride Like A Pro – 70KM will be based on Gun Time. Team Time Trial result will be based on Net Time.
  2. Participants in Ride Like A Pro – 70KM will be divided into 3 waves with interval of approximate 2-3 min. Slower participants are advise to join the 2nd and 3rd wave.
  3. Participant to follow the instruction given on how and where to attached the timing chip. Organizer are not liable for any chip failure.
  4. No prize money will be awarded to race winners; however top finishers will receive trophy as following:

1) Circuit Ride – Master
a. 1st/2nd/3rd for Male
b. 1st/2nd/3rd for Female

2) Circuit Ride – Open
a. 1st/2nd/3rd for Male
b. 1st/2nd/3rd for Female

3) Family Ride – No award for this ride

4) Circuit Ride – Team Time Trial
a. 1st/2nd/3rd Team

5) Rike Like A Pro – 70KM
a. 1st/2nd/3rd for Male
b. 1st/2nd/3rd for Female

14. Event Medical

  1. There will be medical station, personnel or medical vehicle at the start/finish area and on the course. Participants can request for medical assistance at any point during the race.
  2. Event organiser is not liable for any conditions participant developed during the duration of the event (including exhaustion, head injury or any other illness). Please ensure you are physically fit to participate in the event.
  3. Participants are responsible for any medical expense incurred off-site. Participants who wish to utilize the insurance will have to pay for their expenses first and submit the claim to the insurance company.
  4. For safety reasons, if Event Officials, Medical Personnel decide that Participants are unable to complete their ride, they have to right to stop participants.
  5. Insurance provided to Participant:
Accidental death/disability¥100,000
Accidental medical expenses (no deductible, 90% payout)¥10,000
Death due to sudden acute illness¥10,000
Emergency medical transfer¥30,000
Daily hospitalization allowance (max 30 days)¥50/day
Transportation of remain (Funeral expense limit to CNY5000)¥10,000

  • Personal liability clause: Death or injury, loss or damage caused by insured to 3rd party, shall be borne by the insured in accordance with the law of the place
  • Participants are advised to purchase additional insurance of their own